Policy - A Strategy for Changing the Health Sector For Healthy Botswana 2010-2020

Date:
2010
End year:
2020
Published by:
Ministry of Health
Published year:
November 2010
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 1: TO DEVELOP/REVIEW POLICIES AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH

Nutrition and Food Control Division

  1. To develop food safety policy and strategy
  2. To develop new food regulations
  3. To review the Food Control Act and Regulations
  4. To finalize the Botswana National Policy on Infant and Young Child Feeding
  5. To Develop and implement a Nutrition Policy for Botswana

 

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 2: TO IMPROVE THE ACCESS AND UTILISATION OF QUALITY PREVENTIVE, PROMOTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES

Nutrition and Food Control Division

  1. To promote smoking cessation, weight management, increased physical activity
  2. To strengthen capacity of the National Food Control Laboratory
  3. To decentralize the food quality /safety laboratory services in the country
  4. To increase early and exclusive breastfeeding rates
  5. To increase coverage of timely and appropriate complementary feeding for children aged 6-9 months
  6. To reduce malnutrition among children under five
  7. To prevent and control micronutrients deficiencies

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